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Cool in summer and panoramic 3 buildings with Trulli and 12. 000 m² of land

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,237 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Hilly area, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 kitchen and a lot of space

The complex of 3 buildings is organized as follows:

New building: about 50 m² with central heating, a large kitchen, a double bedroom, a large bathroom with washing machine and a closet. It can accommodate a couple and possibly 1 or 2 children.

Trullo: about 40 m². From the large main room is the bathroom, the large alcove with double bed and another room with a fireplace, with two small niches used as single bed.

Lamia: about 20 m² with an anteroom with stone sink and a room equipped with a bed 1 queen, be transformed into bed or 2 single beds.

Outdoor areas: 3 terraces, showers, sinks, fireplaces, microwave, 1 large gazebo and parking. The complex is equipped with an accessory compartment where you'll find bicycles, hammocks, chairs, tables, mattresses.

You will be welcomed by Manuela, my German friend who lives in Puglia.

www. trullodiraffa. it http://www. youtube. com / watch? v = M9RXbPOu4bc

We are Raffaella, engineer, and Billi graphic designer. We live in Bologna, Ravenna, Asiago, Amburgo and all aroud the word when we can.

More Details

Raffaella Spadoni
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2017


Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
da Maria
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
80 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Masseria Cervarolo
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Costa Merlata
Car: necessary

Our little paradise Puglia is located on the edge of the Valle d'Itria in the province of Brindisi. It is 7 km from Ostuni, Cisternino and Ceglie, 15 km from the Adriatic Sea and 45 from the Ionian Sea. It consists of 3 buildings connected by stairs, terraces and pitches. All around olive trees, walnuts, almonds, figs india, within 12. 000 m² of land bounded by stone walls. The resort is Cervarolo Contrada, whose name recalls the presence of deer in the last layers of the Murgia, when it was still covered with forests. The first buildings of this area dates from the sixteenth century. The rolling hills of the district still have a low population density. The territory is divided into parcels of about 10. 000 m² with its home. Many are still frequented by the former owners, at least in summer. Others, like mine, have been purchased and restored not only by Italians. The complex enjoys a wonderful southern exposure and is located about 300 meters above sea level, dominating the district with its large cone. Surely it was inhabited from 1800 and was a landmark for the neighborhood because of its wood oven, one of the area. Even today it can happen that some old lady arrives on a visit to remember the past ... and poke around a bit.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Ostuni in Province of Brindisi

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1237 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bagno 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bagno 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Toilette con bidet
  • The new building is very spacious bathroom has a shower stall wall, bidet and washing machine. The basin is circular (it is a typical container Pugliese said 'Limmo') and rests on a large wooden table. To access the bathroom there are 2 steps, for this reason the building is not suitable for people with disabilities. The bathroom has a small shower of Trullo, the 'Limmo' above the wooden floor and Arabian style bidet (with a tap sciacquino to use the toilet). It 'was formed inside the turret Ostunense, a typical architecture of Puglia circular. Although originally it was communicating with the Trullo. Outside is another comfortable shower, a double sink for dishes and a service sink.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Camera da letto 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Camera da letto 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Camera da letto 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • The room from the bed of the 'new building is much larger than the double bed and 1 single bed, or may contain from 1 1/2. The arrangement of beds is flexible, it must agree in advance. In the same building there is a large kitchen and a bathroom with washing machine. In Trullo beds are within the ancient alcoves (sometimes stone) and there is a large room with 1 large bedroom alcove. In the adjoining room, separated by a stone archway with no door, there is a room with 2 single alcoves (width 1.0 m and 1.8 m long), separated by a fireplace. Obviously there is a large bathroom. Lamia in the bedroom can have 1 or 2 double beds. In the adjoining sitting room is a stone sink. The Trullo and Lamia are part of this historic complex and the doors are 2 m apart. The 'new building is separated from the historical complex of 1 pitch, 1 terrace and 8 steps (about 15 m).
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
With regard to the heating, necessary in the winter months, is only available in the Palace again. The Lamia is well heated by an electric heater. The Trullo may be heated by the fireplace and heaters, however, being very large environment and having the chimney always open, I do not recommend the use if the temperature is too rigid. For this reason, in the winter season, we rent more willing to at most 4 people. The tap water comes from a tanker, new and very large, and is rain water or well water supplied by a truck in the dry season. It 's clean water but not drinking. This situation is common in country houses of Puglia saw that there comes the line of the aqueduct.


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Cool in summer and panoramic 3 buildings with Trulli and 12. 000 m² of land
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

From California to Italy

  • 5 of 5

"My husband & I felt very fortunate to have found such a nice trullo for our stay in Puglia. It really gave us the architectural experience we were hoping for. Our accommodation was much larger than expected and provided us with everything we needed. The entire complex & grounds really was just for us…not like some trullo rentals that are divided amongst other guests. There are 2 bikes in the garage that we never got around to using. Maybe next time! The location was very quiet since it is out in the country. You do need a car to get around here. But many of the major towns to explore are only 10-30 minutes away. Although we arrived a few hours earlier than expected, the owner (Raphaella) was very accommodating. While the housekeeper finished getting the house ready for us, we were able to leave the luggage on the premises so we could explore nearby Ostuni (7km away). We definitely hope to come back here some day to do more exploring. "

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: September 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Yvonne, thank very much! My contribute to your special italian holiday is a great joy
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Toller Urlaub in Apulien

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten eine tolle Zeit mit unseren Kindern im Trulli. Der Kontakt mit Raffaella und Manuela ausgesprochen nett und reibungslos. Obwohl wir sehr kurzfristig gebucht haben, hat alles super funktioniert und die vorausgehenden Informationen waren äußerst hilfreich. Der umliegende Garten ist riesig und die Kinder fanden es toll, alles zu entdecken. Auch die älteren saßen gerne auf dem Trulli oder der Lamia, um die Aussicht zu genießen oder zu entspannen. Das Haus liegt sehr günstig zwischen Ostuni und Cisternino, so dass man sehr gut Ausflüge machen kann.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much dear family, best regards also from Manuela!
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Wondeful, relaxing Trulli house

  • 5 of 5

Raffaella's Trulli house is wonderful and well located, just 7 km from Ostuni. . It is set in a very tranquil spot amidst olive trees and has lovely views across open farmland. The Trulli is very comfortable, clean and spacious. There are numerous seating areas, hammocks and sun chairs and plenty of shady trees to sit under. It is a great place to relax and unwind. I would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks dear!!!
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Sleeping in a truli is a unique experience

  • 5 of 5

This is truely a unique and special property just outside of a beautiful town. Sleeping in a Trulli is a very nice experience and really make the southern Italy experience so complete. Both the host and the contact person were very helpfull, present when needed and quick to answer any questions we had. I also appreciated the variety of the plants on the property; walnut, almond and olive trees and fresh herbs such as Rosemary and Marjorin for use. There is a very nice barbecue, offering a lovely place to sit at night..... very good contact with the host and owner. They really did their best to make our stay as comfortable and nice as possible. The size of the property and the location; conveniently far from town (we are outdoor people), but the proximity to small stores and gas station close. Sleeping in a truli is a unique experience. Accessibility to bikes and childrens games (balls etc) especially useful as we came with our two kids. The host is very well aware of the property and has clearly has years of experience renting it to guests. It shows that it is a place that is well taken care of and clearly a pride and joy of the family.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: grandi baci!!!
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Trullo autentico

  • 5 of 5

Bellissimo Trullo molto tipico. Il posto e ideale per poter scoprire tutte le bellezze della reggione Pugliese. Per le persone che cercano la tranquillità e l'autenticità é un buonissimo indirizzo.


  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Ivana per la recensione e le belle foto, siete una famiglia bellissima! Saluti anche da Manuela che si è innamorata di voi :-)
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Bellissima vacanza in agosto in un posto isolato

  • 5 of 5

Siamo stati in 8 in questo bellissimo trullo nella settima di ferragosto e abbiamo trovato un oasi di pace. Il trullo ha molto terreno e tanti luoghi dove rilassarsi, la piscina (piccola) è in ottima posizione per controllare i bambini, comodamente seduti nei divani del gazebo. Il giardino è curato e gli interni molto originali. Ringraziamo moltissimo Manuela, che gestisce il trullo, per la simpatia e Raffaella, la proprietaria per aver creato un luogo così accogliente. Lo consigliamo e speriamo di tornarci presto.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ovviamente grazie e saluti cari
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Ostuni, Puglia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
bassa 2017 2018
29 Oct 2017 - 28 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
media 2018
29 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
alta 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
altissima 2018
29 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
media 2018
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
bassa 2018 2019
30 Sep 2018 - 27 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Al prezzo occorre aggiungere la tassa di soggiorno che il proprietario versa al Comune di Ostuni, circa 5 € a settimana per persona.

E' possibile prenotare la pulizia periodica della casa. Per soggiorni superiori alla settimana viene fornita biancheria di ricambio.

Nel caso di non corretto utilizzo dell'impianto della piccola piscina, si potrà ottenere un completo ricambio dell'acqua per 40 €

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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